Charles T. (Ted) Berger
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Berger, Charles T. (Ted) died peacefully on Sep 7, 2013 at Missouri Veterans Home. A special thanks to the staff there and at Heartland Hospice Care, Manor Grove (Kirkwood), and Sarah Care (Webster Groves). He is survived by JoAnn (Kemoll), his wife of 60 years, children Julia V. Hale (Dennis), Charles T. Berger, Jr. (Jody), Kathryn G. Berger, Andrew J. Berger (Natalie Pelafos), and Mary Beth Baken (John), 10 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Brother of the late Peg Murphy and Robert Berger of Texas. Brother-in-law of Mary Grace Cusumano and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Born in 1929 in El Dorado, Kansas, Ted graduated from Kirkwood High School and, in 1953, from Washington University Architecture School. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1953-56. He worked for HOK and Harris Armstrong before forming his own firm, Berger, Field, Torno, & Hurley. He later contributed to the rebirth of Soulard and other historic St. Louis neighborhoods, designing renovations of many buildings with Mead McClellan, BSB Development, and others, including his own sons. According to his wishes, body donated to St. Louis University Medical School. Services: A celebration of Ted's life will be held on October 13. In lieu of flowers, his family suggests that friends make contributions to their favorite charities.




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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sep. 11, 2013.
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September 23, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts go out to your family during this difficult time.
Christopher & Kristina Starr
September 19, 2013
So very sorry for your loss. Our Deepest Sympathies - The Kinderfathers
Gretchen Kinderfather
September 18, 2013
Thoughts and prayers to katie and the entire Berger-Cusumano clan.
Costello Family
September 18, 2013
To Jo Ann: My sincere sympathy to your family.
Linda Sauer O'Donnell
September 17, 2013
My deepest sympathy to the Berger family and extended family...will be thinking of you all..love Inez
Inez Isbister
September 13, 2013
Bergers, I am very sorry for your loss
Richard Chasnoff
September 11, 2013
Dear Joann and family, just happened to look up the STL obituaries and saw your loss of Ted. He was such a dear, kind man and will be missed by many. I remember our visits with Pat and King Graf at their home and our lovely evenings there together. My sympathy to you and yours. Marilyn Mussman Huberu
Marilyn Huber
September 11, 2013
To Julie and Family: It's always difficult when someone you love dies.
Your heart will ache but don't despair God in his divine glory will give you Grace and Strength in your time of sorrow.
Wanda Simms
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